Komen Pittsburgh Race For The Cure 2011

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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
The participants gathered at tents for the start of the race.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
There was entertainment, too, singing and dancing!!
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Many participants walked in memory of loved ones and in celebration of moms!
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
The 5K got underway at 8:35 a.m.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
The first Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure was held in 1993.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
According to race organizers, this year's event attracted nearly 30,000 participants, including about 2,500 breast cancer survivors
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure has become a Mother's Day tradition for many around the area.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
The 5K race is sanctioned and certified by US Track & Field.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Many participate in the 5K Run/Walk every year to help raise millions for programs, services and national cancer research.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Events at the Race for the Cure included a Survivor Breakfast, a Kids' Dash, a Survivor Parade and Tribute and the 5K.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Runners started at Schenley Drive, traveled to Forbes Avenue and ran through Squirrel Hill via Northumberland and Wightman...
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
...then down Bartlett to Westinghouse Memorial Pond, ending at Phipps Conservatory.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Through its year-round fund-raising efforts, Komen Pittsburgh has raised more than $23 million to fund local breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment initiatives.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
The Pittsburgh Race is among the top 10 of the more than 100 Komen races around the country.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Nearing the finish...
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Crossing the finish line!
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
Several members of the KDKA-TV staff took part in the Race for the Cure.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
It was in memory of our late friend and colleague, Yvonne Zanos.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
KDKA's Mary Robb Jackson and Lynne Hayes-Freeland with photojournalists Lori Sperling and Jackie Johnson.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
KDKA's Lynne Hayes Freeland chats with Jackie Johnson.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
KDKA's Mary Robb Jackson and Lynne Hayes-Freeland volunteering.
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
KDKA's Mary Robb Jackson poses for a photo!
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Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure 2011
They passed out yogurt to the runners!
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